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Monday | Oil and Gas Online

API Welcomes Progress On Natural Gas Exports

API welcomed final approval by the Department of Energy for exports of liquefied natural gas from Cameron Parish, Louisiana and Martin County, Florida and urged the administration to accelerate the process for other projects. "As the world's top natural gas producer, America is in a strong position to create jobs, grow our economy, and bolster our influence overseas," said API Upstream Group Director Erik Milito.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Palm Beach Post

Memorial for 1928 hurricane set for Tuesday

The 86th anniversary of the great 1928 hurricane will be marked on Tuesday, Sept. 16, with a 10 a.m. memorial service for the more than 2,500 people killed in the Sept.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Palm Beach Post

All Aboard Florida opponents ramp up video campaign

The Guardians of Martin County, a grassroots organization that is opposing the All Aboard Florida express passenger rail service, launched the first video in a six part series this week featuring Harry Bruce, former CEO and president of Illinois Central Railroad. Bruce asks in the clip, which is under a minute, about the customer base for All Aboard Florida's trains from Miami to Orlando, and questions what passengers will do once they get to their destination.

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Related Topix: Florida, West Palm Beach, FL

Palm Beach Post

All Aboard Florida opponents ramp up video campaign

The Guardians of Martin County, a grassroots organization that is opposing the All Aboard Florida express passenger rail service, launched the first video in a six part series this week featuring Harry Bruce, former CEO and president of Illinois Central Railroad. Bruce asks in the clip, which is under a minute, about the customer base for All Aboard Florida's trains from Miami to Orlando, and questions what passengers will do once they get to their destination.

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Related Topix: Florida, West Palm Beach, FL

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Business Journal

Why Crowley's exported LNG won't be coming from Jacksonville

Although plans are underway to build an LNG liquefaction facility that would be able to produce exportable fuel, for now Crowley will be obtaining its fuel for export from Floridian Natural Gas in Martin County, Florida. Carib Energy, a Crowley Company, received word on Wednesday that it was approved for a 20-year license to export to countries in the Caribbean, South and Central America with whom the United States does not have a free trade agreement.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

WPTV Local News

18 confirmed cases of dengue fever

Martin County health officials said Thursday morning there are now 18 confirmed cases of dengue fever.

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Related Topix: Jensen Beach, FL, Palm Beach County, FL, St Lucie County, FL

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Picture by Martin County Sheriff's Office

The Martin County Sheriff's Office is searching for a 66-year-old boater who has been missing since Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Jupiter, FL, Jensen Beach, FL

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Sunshine State News

Challenging This Martin County Commissioner Wasn't for Sissies

Sadly, in Wednesday's Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers, incumbent Martin County Commission Chair Sarah Heard, District 4 election winner by a shade under 3,000 votes, was given the opportunity to say otherwise with no opportunity for her opponent to reply.

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Related Topix: Tallahassee, FL, Hobe Sound, FL

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Hometown News

Two vie for District 4 Martin County seat

Hometown News asked the candidates the same questions about their campaigns. Their answers are below in alphabetical order, and can also be found online at www.myhometownnews.net.

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Related Topix: Hobe Sound, FL, Small Business, Personal Finance

Palm Beach Post

Jupiter Utilities customers begin paying $15 annual increase starting Oct. 1

The average customer's stormwater utility fee would increase from $4.37 to $4.46 monthly.

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Related Topix: Jupiter, FL, Juno Beach, FL, Country Estates, FL

Sunshine State News

We Must Pull Together for a Statewide Water Policy

I firmly believe if the state of Florida does not man up and adopt a statewide water quality policy, we are in deep trouble.

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Related Topix: Florida, Okeechobee, FL

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WPTV Local News

New council aims to stop human trafficking

It's a crime many people don't see. That's why the state has created a council on human trafficking.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sunshine State News

All Aboard Florida: The Horror Behind Curtain No. 2

All Aboard Florida is like a rigged "Let's Make a Deal" TV experience. They tell you the Big Prize is the shiny new passenger train service.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Bill Posey, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Rick Scott, US Governors

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